The following fact sheets provide useful information about the tourism's important and sizeable contribution to Victoria's economy.

Value of tourism in Victoria

The  Value of Tourism to Victoria 2019-20 (PDF 614.68 KB)PDF icon provides top-line information on the economic impact of the sector to the state.

The Economic Contribution of Tourism in Victoria 2019-20 (PDF 981.66 KB)PDF icon provides insight into the value of tourism to the state's economy in terms of Gross State Product (GSP), Gross Value Added (GVA), and includes employment generated by the tourism sector.

To find out more, visit Tourism Research Australia's website.

Economic importance of tourism in Victoria's regions

Tourism Research Australia has produced Regional Tourism Satellite Accounts (RTSA) for all of Australia’s official tourism regions. RTSA estimate the economic value of tourism to regions in terms of Gross Regional Product (GRP) and employment generated, among other metrics.

The Victorian regional tourism satellite accounts report 2019-20 (PDF 1753.85 KB)PDF icon provides data about the estimated economic importance of tourism for Melbourne versus Regional Victoria and within each of Victoria's tourism regions.

For top-line information on the value of tourism to Melbourne and regional Victoria download and read the latest Value of Tourism to regional Victoria 2019-20 (PDF 229.25 KB)PDF icon.

Dashboards for Victorian tourism regions:

Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges dashboard RTSA 2019-20 — REVISED (PDF 318.31 KB)PDF icon

Geelong and the Bellarine dashboard RTSA 2019-20 — REVISED (PDF 312.85 KB)PDF icon

Gippsland dashboard RTSA 2019-20 — REVISED (PDF 300.27 KB)PDF icon

Goldfields dashboard RTSA 2019-20 — REVISED (PDF 298.79 KB)PDF icon

Grampians dashboard RTSA 2019-20 — REVISED (PDF 293.02 KB)PDF icon

Great Ocean Road dashboard RTSA 2019-20 — REVISED (PDF 311.58 KB)PDF icon

Melbourne dashboard RTSA 2019-20 — REVISED (PDF 318.07 KB)PDF icon

Mornington Peninsula dashboard RTSA 2019-20 — REVISED (PDF 312.25 KB)PDF icon

Murray dashboard RTSA 2019-20 — REVISED (PDF 312.12 KB)PDF icon

Phillip Island dashboard RTSA 2019-20 — REVISED (PDF 309.06 KB)PDF icon

Victoria's High Country dashboard RTSA 2019-20 — REVISED (PDF 260.55 KB)PDF icon

Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges dashboard RTSA 2019-20 — REVISED (PDF 312.09 KB)PDF icon

Regional Victoria dashboard RTSA 2019-20 — REVISED (PDF 316.33 KB)PDF icon

For detailed data on each of Victoria's official tourism (sub)regions, use the interactive dashboard on the Tourism Research Australia website.

Number and type of tourism businesses in Victoria

The Victorian tourism business counts June 2020 factsheet (PDF 339.67 KB)PDF icon provides data on the number of tourism businesses in Victoria and its regions in June 2020. Breakdowns by type and size are also included, as well as comparisons for the period June 2015 to June 2020. The report captures the 2019-20 summer bushfires and their disruptive effects on domestic travel, as well as the initial impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

To find out more, visit Tourism Research Australia's website.

Tourism Investment Monitor

The Victorian Tourism Investment Pipeline 2019-20 factsheet (PDF 113.89 KB)PDF icon is drawn from Tourism Research Australia’s Tourism Investment Monitor 2019-20. It outlines the number and value of significant infrastructure projects in the three main sectors of Australia’s tourism industry: Accommodation; Arts, Recreation & Business Services; and Aviation.

To find out more, visit Tourism Research Australia's website.

Economic impact assessment of the Grand Prix

The following reports provide an overview on economic impact of the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix and its benefits for Victoria: